Bollywood: Rishi Kapoor battling with cancer, passes away at 67 in Mumbai

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Mumbai, April 30: Hindi film industry’s evergreen superstar Rishi Kapoor has died at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai on Thursday morning. He was 67.

Millennium star Amitabh Bachchan confirmed the news about the demise of veteran actor Rishi Kapoor.

Amitabh Bachchan wrote in his tweet that โ€˜Rishi Kapoor suddenly left, I am broken. This was confirmed by his brother and actor Randhir Kapoor,โ€.

Meanwhile, several personalities of Indian cinema and political world took to the micro-blogging sites to pay tribute to legendry actor Rishi Kapoor.

There is a wave of mourning in the film and politics world after the news of demise of Rishi Kapoor has reached to them. Rishi Kapoor’s sudden departure has shocked not only film fraternity but also his fans.

Rishi Kapoor was suffering from cancer. He went to New York for cancer treatment. He returned to India in September after being treated for cancer.

On Wednesday, Rishi Kapoor was rushed to Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation hospital when he complained about breathing problem. His brother Randhir Kapoor was with him at that time. He died suddenly on Thursday morning.

The entire film world is stunned by the news of Rishi Kapoor’s death.

Rishi Kapoor played the role of child artist in Raj Kapoor’s ‘Mera Naam Joker’. He also received an award for this film. After this, he played the role of Chocoleti  Hero in the film Bobby. He never looked back after Bobby’s success. Then he gave one hit after another including Premrog, Chandni, Coolie, Honeymoon, Deewana, Damini, Heena. Rishi Kapoor ruled the film world for three consecutive decades.